Shipping is based on actual charges. A miminum shipping charge of $12.00 is charged for light weight items that can be sent USPS domestic Priority mail. USPS to Canada minimum charge for Priority mail is $28.00. International USPS, ( non USA ) is a flat rate of $42.00.
Larger boxes and kits are charged actual cost and can be sent a varity of way to keep cost down. Most kits of several boxes will be shipped by truck unless customer request different method. If the kit is small enough to ship at a reasonable rate by USPS or UPS we will do so.
This superseeds rates caculated by the website until we can get a handle how rates are caculated. We will caculate that shipping and send a request by PAYPAL for actually shipping charges. If it is determined that the website caculated a higher charge we will refund the difference to your paypal account